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Postgraduate fees and funding

In this section you'll find information on:

 

Tuition fees

Academic Year 2016/17 Tuition FeesFull timePart time

UK and EU

MA / MRes
PGCert

 

£4,500
 

 

 

£2,350

Overseas

MA / MRes

 

£11,500

 

 

Visiting

UK and EU
Overseas

 

 

£950
£1,550

Auditing (per module)
UK and EU
Overseas

 

£500
£500

Please note our tuition fee liability and refund policy.


PLEASE NOTE: Tuition fees below relate to students commencing programmes in the academic year 2015/16.

Academic Year 2015/16 Tuition Fees Full time Part time
UK and EU
MA / MRes
MPhil / PhD / DPT
MTh / MPhilStud
 
PGCert

 


£4,500
£4,500
£3,600


£2,350
£2,350
£1,850

£2,350

Overseas
MA / MRes
MPhil / PhD / DPT
MTh / MPhilStud

£11,500
£11,500
£8,250

£5,725
£5,725
£4,125
Visiting
UK and EU
Overseas
 
£950
£1,550
Auditing (per module)
UK and EU
Overseas
 
£500
£500


Please note our tuition fee liability and refund policy.
 



Heythrop Scholarships
 

PLEASE NOTE: The scholarships and bursaries listed below are for eligible students commencing programmes in the academic year 2016-17.

Student Support Scholarship
Our Scholarship Fund for postgraduate students allocates awards based on financial need and motivation to study at Heythrop. A number of these scholarships are available each year and they contribute towards tuition fees. It is only available for students commencing MA or MRes programmes.

Student status Scholarship AwardMaximum award per
course of study
Full time UK/EU£1,500£1,500
Full time Overseas£3,000£3,000

 

How to apply
Download the application form here. Once completed, please submit your application by 7th September to finance@heythrop.ac.uk or by post to Finance Office, Heythrop College, Kensington Square, London W8 5HN. Successful candidates will be informed by the end of September.

Alumni Scholarship
50% reduction in tuition fees
Students with a BA/BD degree from Heythrop College are granted a 50% reduction in the fees for their first postgraduate MA, MRes or Postgraduate Certificate programme. Furthermore, alumni wishing to to study two or more individual postgraduate modules as visiting students, will benefit from tuition fee discounts as shown in the table below.

Mode of study

Home/EU Standard Tuition fee (£)

Home/EU Tuition fee with alumni scholarship (£)

MA/MRes (full-time)

4,5002,250

PG Cert (part-time) (students take 2 PGT modules)

2,3501,175
Visiting student (1 PGT module)950950
Visiting student (2 PGT modules)1,9001,175
Visiting student (3 or 4 PGT modules)2,850 - 3,8002,250



Qualified Teacher Scholarship
33% reduction in tuition fees
Anyone with qualified teacher status who are active in the profession are eligible for our Qualified Teacher Scholarship. The Scholarship awards a 33% reduction of fees for any postgraduate level programme (excluding Postgraduate Certificate programmes).

Academic Excellence Scholarship
33% reduction in tuition fees
Heythrop's new Academic Excellence Scholarship is for students who have achieved a First Class honours degree at undergraduate level and who are studying for their first postgraduate qualification (excluding Postgraduate Certificate programmes). The scholarship awarded a 33% reduction in fees.

Please note: Students will only receive one scholarship/award for a programme of study.



External Funding
 

Postgraduate Tuition Fee Loans

Government funded tuition fee loans will be available for the first time for eligible students commencing taught or research masters courses in 2016-17. If you meet the eligibility criteria you can apply for a loan of up to £10,000 as a contribution towards your course and living costs. The loans scheme is managed by Student Finance England and is expected to be open for applications in June/July 2016. In the meantime, you are advised to view the resources available from Student Finance England on the StudentRoom website, where details of the eligibility criteria can also be found.

Professional and Career Development Loan
Professional and Career Development Loans are bank loans to pay for courses and training that help with your career or help get you into work. You may be able to borrow between £300 and £10,000. Loans are usually offered at a reduced interest rate and the government pays interest while you are studying. You can visit Gov.uk for further details and eligibility.

External Scholarships and Bursaries
Masters Study
FindAMasters.com offers nine annual postgraduate scholarships in all subjects for study at any EU university.
Postgrad Solutions offers 15 bursaries across a number of subject areas.

PhD Study - relevant to continuing students only
FindAPhD.com offers nine annual scholarships to support PhD study in any subject at universities within the EU.

The updated "Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding" is now available to current students on HELIOS. Please use your usual login, then navigate to the Research Students' area to find it. Prospective students are encouraged to request a copy via email from Frith Hooton at f.hooton@heythrop.ac.uk.

AHRC Funding

Information about AHRC funding for Research Students can be found on their website: http://www.ahrc.ac.uk/Funded-Research/Pages/Funded-Research.aspx.

ESRC funding possibilities

Regarding ESRC funding possibilities, please visit www.esrc.ac.uk or email ptdenquiries@ersc.ac.uk

Please note: All scholarship and funding schemes are subject to availability of funds, and details given here are subject to change at any time.



Cost of living in London
 

Living in any big city can be expensive, and while London is no exception, it is entirely manageable to live here on a managed budget. Living expenses will vary from student to student depending on needs and wants, but we've set out a rough guide of the minimum you may spend (outside of tuition) for studying in London at Heythrop (based on the cost of living in our Alban Hall of Residences):
 

 Weekly costMonthly cost
Accommodation£153£612
Food and utilities£45£180
Transport (student travel card)£26£104
Personal£50£200
Course materials (books, stationary)£10£40
Total£284£1,136

 

There are also helpful budgeting tips on the UCAS and Student Calculator websites.